Leafbike 1500W hubmotor, the mid-sized hot rod.

Leafbike has been producing a direct drive hubmotor that has earned a place of respect with electric bike enthusiasts, and I decided it’s time to

Ford and GM making electric conversion “crate engines”

There was a lot of buzz about GM doing this last year, but I read that the motor they were using was from the small

GM Providing Electric Delivery Vans to FedEx

This is news, because General Motors is big, and they already have experience with hybrids and pure electric vehicles. Many others have added a few

Power Station sizing and buying guide

There has been a veritable plethora of new power stations that are for sale as the interest in them has grown rapidy over the last

7 Electric Taco Bikes with Full Suspension

Back in October of 2019, we saw that the “mini-bike” style of frame was really catching on, and we high-lighted 10 models so readers could

Autoflight Aviation from China is selling hybrid VTOL electric cargo drones

I know this is starting to look like we are turning into an electric aviation magazine, but…electric aircraft are on the cutting edge of new

Pyka moves up from E-drones to Airplanes

Pyka Started with un-manned electric drones that can perform crop-dusting duties, and now they are moving up to small passenger and cargo aircraft. Pyka is

DHL buys 12 Eviation E-Planes for Cargo

Back in January of 2020, we wrote about all of the new prototype electric aircraft that were being tested (to see that article, click here)

Kevin’s Suzuki DR650, QS motor with 5-speed gearbox!

Kevin lives in a very hilly part of Georgia, and he just completed this conversion of a Suzuki DR650 from gas to electric. That by

12 Ebikes that use a hubmotor as a non-hub

A direct drive hubmotor is affordable, simple, and robust. However, they turn at the same low speed as the drive-wheel. Electric motors perform best at

Agnius’ DIY longtail cargobike, from Lithuania

Agnius is from Lithuania, and he is best known for developing the N.E.S.E. battery pack building system. He recently build a longtail cargobike frame from

Denzel making an integrated motor with 4-speed gearbox.

Back in March of 2017, we wrote about Denzel, and they were retailing electric bikes that are made by the Eastgem company in China. You

Adam’s Black Panther, with BBSHD Ludicrous V2, 3-speed, and Gates drive

So this is a multi-part build report on my latest ebike project. I’ll start with a quick history, hit on the highlights of the build

Building a safe high-amp battery pack from flat pouch cells

The methods used to build a battery pack from cylindrical cells are fairly well known, but pouch cells don’t seem to have a decent article

Zero Motorcycles, history and tech

The story begins with one guy, Neal Saiki (SY-kee). He is an engineer who worked for NASA for a while, which shows that he is

Historic “Deathbike” stolen in Oregon, $1500 reward for return

The title says it all. Luna Cycle has their main facility in Southern California, and they now have a second facility in Bend, Oregon. The